Ransomware cyber-attacks impact growing on NZ

Article by Make Lemonade NZ - Ian Pollard, Delta INsurance

Auckland - Barely five percent of New Zealand companies have taken out cyber insurance, despite a predicted rise in ransomware and other cyber issues, a leading New Zealand specialist underwriting agency says. Ian Pollard, director of Delta Insurance, says the total potential for the New Zealand Cyber Insurance market in time

Rugby World Cup will open trade doors with Japan

RWC 2019 will open trade doors for NZ

Tokyo - The build up to the 2019 Rugby World Cup presents a huge opportunity for any New Zealand tech firms considering the Japanese market as the passion for the All Blacks is huge in Japan, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says. Muller has been in Japan this week on an economic

Health facilities will not have any patients in them

Scott Arrol on health facilities

  Auckland - Future health facilities in New Zealand are unlikely to have patients in them, a leading health IT expert says. Scott Arrol, chief executive of NZ Health IT (NZHIT), will give a keynote talk to the Future Healthcare Facilities Conference in Auckland later this month about designing and maintaining future

The power of exercise for mental health

Article by Make Lemonade NZ - exercise for mental health

  Exercise helps to relieve stress, improve sleep patterns, boost the mood, improve concentration and sharpen the memory. It is also widely recognised as an effective tool to relieve moderate depression and anxiety symptoms and prevent relapses. Taking a mindful approach to exercise by concentrating on each physical movement and breathing is

The West Coast – 100 percent pure bliss

West Coast heaven - Paroa Hotel is tops

Paroa - At first glance, the supermarket aisles in Hokitika seem busier than in Auckland – but it’s just that West Coast people like to chat more and catch up unlike Kiwis from, the big smoke. Life on the West Coast seems wonderfully idyllic. There are days when the rain doesn’t

Clampfish mural fourth in five-city NZ tour

Article by Make Lemonade NZ

Auckland - A Queenstown based artist is just about finished her fourth giant mural on a five-city New Zealand pollution awareness tour dubbed; New Zealand’s Worth Loving. The Auckland mural by artist Tess Sheerin can be seen on a giant wall of the Bruce Mason Centre in Takapuna. The massive art work is

Trineo a great example of post-quake success

Article by Make Lemonade NZ - Trineo Dan Fowlie and Abhinav Keswani

Christchurch - Growing Christchurch software development company Trineo has moved back to the city for the first time since the 2011 earthquakes which inadvertently steered them in a new direction, resulting in huge business growth and international success. Trineo was a small business with only six staff when the February 22

Pilates instructor recognised as top CIO

Article by Make Lemonade NZ - Lyndal Stewart pilates instructor Back2Fit

Auckland - An energetic Auckland pilates instructor has leapt to the head of the tech sector by being recognised as one of New Zealand’s top 100 chief information officers (CIOs) in the latest CIO100 list. Auckland’s Lyndal Stewart is one of only eight women honoured in the top CIO100 list and